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CYBER CRIME NEWS

Fake Aadhaar, Facebook account: how gang posed as cops, targeted their contacts

November 23, 2020 11:33 am

Investigations in over a dozen similar complaints made by police officers in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have led the Karnataka CID cyber unit to an organised cybercrime network operating mostly from Bharatpur and other parts of Rajasthan.

Gujarat: 3 police officers delve into cyber crime, come up with book to help investigators

October 05, 2020 12:29 am

The 279-page book is not just a police manual to deal with various types of cyber crime and investigation process but also offers an insight into the futuristic methods being used by criminals in the cyber world, including usage of the dark web.

Financial frauds have seen a spike due to dependence on digital payment platforms: Ajit Doval

September 18, 2020 8:30 pm

Doval said there was an increase of 500 per cent in cyber crimes due to limited awareness and cyber hygiene

State cyber cell arrests third accused involved in multi-crore bank fraud

August 28, 2020 12:44 pm

The fraudster had siphoned off money from the account and transferred it to five different bank accounts, which were opened on a fake identity.

5, including 3 Nigerian nationals, held for multiple online frauds in Pune

June 16, 2020 9:54 pm

A team from the Cyber Cell was probing a case in which a resident from Lohegaon was cheated to the tune of Rs 21 lakh under the pretext of investment in the production of a herbal oil.

In Maharashtra, 400 cyber crime cases filed on Covid issues, most on hate speech & communal accusations

May 20, 2020 11:16 pm

Officials said of the 400 cases, 234 pertain to some kind of hate speech or attempts to give communal colour to the spread of the infection or issues linked to it. A large number of these hate speech cases stem from the Covid-19 cases linked to the Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi, which turned out to be a hotpsot for the infection, and the subsequent accusations and counter-accusations.

Ahmedabad: Case against online portal for tweet on Shahpur clash

May 20, 2020 2:11 am

According to police, the video uploaded by the accused Twitter user account shows the flag march conducted by police and crime branch personnel in plain clothes after the clash in Shahpur.

EMI moratorium scam: Fraudsters trick people in the name of postponing EMI, loan payments

May 05, 2020 1:10 pm

Banks like SBI, Axis, ICICI and others are warning their customers to protect themselves against the EMI moratorium frauds.

Beware of growing COVID-19 scams: 5 tips to spot online scams and stay safe

May 04, 2020 12:18 pm

Google has shared some tips to help users stay safe against the increasing COVID-19 scams while at home.

Jio, Facebook giving free 25GB daily data for 6-months? Beware, it's a new COVID-19 scam

April 28, 2020 6:20 pm

A message claiming Facebook and Reliance Jio are offering free 25GB data for 6 months is fake and the whole thing could be a malware attack.